Crossroads in the Black Aegean

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Crossroads in the Black Aegean
Author : Barbara Goff
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Language : English
Release Date : 15 November 2007
ISBN : 9780199217182
Pages : 414 pages
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A study of African rewritings of Greek tragedy, this title asks why the plays of Sophocles' Theban Cycle are so often adapted by dramatists of African descent, and how plays that dilate on the power of the past can articulate the postcolonial moment.

Crossroads in the Black Aegean

A study of African rewritings of Greek tragedy, this title asks why the plays of Sophocles' Theban Cycle are so often adapted by dramatists of African descent, and how plays that dilate on the power of the past can articulate the postcolonial moment.

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